Latest News – October 11, 2019

Christoforus Ristianto, Jakarta – Centre for Innovation Policy and Governance (CIPG) researcher Klara Esti says that the political buzzer phenomena can be said to have begun during the 2012 gubernatorial (pilgub DKI) elections in Jakarta. -- October 11, 2019

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta -- Activists from the Civil Society Coalition held an evening of contemplation and prayer in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Red-and-White building in Jakarta on Friday October 11.

The event was held to remember and pray for those who died during the series of protest actions in Indonesia which took place in late September.

Detik News – October 9, 2019

Jabbar Ramdhani, Jakarta – Students from the Trisakti University and their colleagues from other campuses plan to hold demonstrations if President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo does not make a statement on issuing a government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) to annul the recently revised Corruption Eradication Commission Law (UU KPK) by October 14.

Detik News – October 9, 2019

Jabbar Ramdhani, Jakarta – Student representatives who met with Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko on October 3 are still waiting on a response from President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. They have declared that they will hold even bigger demonstrations if Widodo does not respond by Monday October 14.

What are the student’s demands?

Drunken Republic
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Kompas – May 15, 2019

Writing on dress reads “customer confidence”, newspaper headline reads “private data”.

Kompas – March 25, 2019

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that the growing number of people being jailed for sending WhatsApp messages critical of the government and

Detik News – October 6, 2019

Ibnu Hariyanto, Jakarta – the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) has released a survey on the public’s level of trust in the president, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the House of Representatives (DPR).

CNN Indonesia – October 5, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) spokesperson Surya Anta, who has being detained at the Mobile Brigade Command Headquarters (Mako Brimob) in Depok since September 1, is reportedly ill and is not receiving proper treatment.

CNN Indonesia – September 30, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo says that he doesn’t have any problems will a proposal that he meet with pro-referendum Papuan figures, including those in the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) and the West Papua National Committee (KNPB).

CNN Indonesia – September 28, 2019

Jakarta – Journalist, filmmaker and founder of the production house Watchdoc, Dandhy Dwi Laksono, was arrested by police on charges of violating Article 28 Paragraph (2) of the Electronic Transaction and Information (ITE) Law on the night of Thursday September 26.